Intimate Partner Violence and Technology Abuse 2019: Representing the Legal Services Client in the New York State Courts

  • Domestic Violence
  • Training (non-CLE)

Electronic evidence plays an increasingly important role in cases involving intimate partner violence in legal services work. Understanding the current case law and ethics rules governing the use of electronic evidence is therefore essential for legal services attorneys who represent clients in these cases. Within the context of intimate partner violence, this training will explore the many technologies utilized by legal services clients, the New York ethics rules governing attorneys who are interacting with that electronic evidence, and the ways in which attorneys can realistically present evidence in the New York State courts, given the limited resources in most legal services offices.